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Stoke City have agreed a deal for Australian starlet Alex Grant from Portsmouth, Sky Sports understands.

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Grant came through Pompey's youth ranks after being snapped up from highly-rated Aussie outfit ECU Joondalup.

Having made his debut for Portsmouth early in 2012 - he then enjoyed loan spells firstly with Eastleigh and then this term with Havant & Waterlooville.

His current deal was due to expire this summer, but the English-born Aussie youth defender opted to move on.

With news of Grant's availability, a host of Premier League and Championship clubs were sounding him out about his progress.

Now Sky Sports can reveal that Grant has agreed terms on a two-year deal with Stoke, who have moved quickly to secure his signature.

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